10 Champagne cocktail recipes

Fancy a cocktail but no plans to leave the house? No problem! From a classic Kir Royale to a gin infused French 75, we have 10 fizz favourites for you to enjoy at home. So until our beautiful restaurants reopen, try these at home.

The Ritz

An elegant Champagne cocktail that balances sweet and tart flavours beautifully.


  • 20ml cognac
  • 15ml Triple Sec
  • 5ml Maraschino liqueur
  • 7ml fresh lemon juice
  • Top up with Champagne
  • Decorate with an orange twist

Kir Royale

Originating in Burgundy in the 1940’s, this French cocktail has a delicious berry taste.


  • 15ml crème de casis
  • Champagne
  • Blackberry to garnish


Named after the yellow-flowered mimosa plant, this Spanish favourite is refreshing an ideal on a sunny day.


  • 50ml fresh orange juice
  • Champagne
  • 1 tbsp Cointreau (optional)

French 75

This classic cocktail is a delightful combination of flavours and a firm favourite with gin lovers.


  • 35ml gin
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar syrup
  • Champagne
  • Decorate with lemon twist

You could also try our English 77 cocktail, a zesty twist on this French classic. 

Black Velvet

This cocktail is a two-ingredient mixed beer drink. This unlikely combination has been around since the 1800’s. The crispness of the Champagne cuts through the Guinness creating a creamy enjoyable drink.


  • 75ml Champagne
  • 75ml Guinness 

Classic Champagne cocktail

A decadent drink believed to have originated in America.


  • 1 sugar cube (or tsp sugar)
  • 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Champagne
  • Decorate with a lemon twist

Passionfruit Martini

A modern twist on a classic martini. Ideal to serve at a party.


  • 25ml vodka
  • 25ml Passoa
  • 25ml passion fruit puree
  • 25ml apple juice
  • 2 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 35ml Champagne
  • Half a passion fruit shell for decoration

Old Cuban

This versatile drink can be described as a sophisticated and upscaled classic mojito. The flavours complement each other well and this drink is enjoyable all year.


  • 6 mint leaves - gently muddle at the bottom of the glass.
  • 35ml dark rum
  • 20ml fresh lime juice
  • 1-2 dashes Angustura bitters
  • Champagne 
  • Mint leaf for decoration


Invented in Italy, this fruity classic is ideal for a celebratory breakfast or brunch.


  • 75ml peach puree (two peaches peeled and blended)
  • Prosecco
  • Decorated with a peach slice

Aperol Spritz

Inspired by the Venetian mix of white wine and soda, Aperol Spritz became popular in the 1950’s and has made a comeback in recent years.


  • 50ml Aperol
  • 75ml Prosecco
  • Splash of soda
  • Decorate with orange slice and serve over ice

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